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Re: Canaima Derivative

On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 12:59:13PM -0430, Luis Alejandro Martínez Faneyth wrote:
>On 08/01/12 12:42, Luis Alejandro Martinez Faneyth wrote:
>>We have three great groups of packages in Canaima:
>>(1) Unmodified packages from Debian (the major part of Canaima's
>>packages): these are served to our users through a local Debian mirror
>>[1] that includes all branches, i386, amd64 and it's sources.
>>(2) Modified packages from Debian: these are the minimal required for
>>the identification of the distribution (lsb, base-files, python-apt,
>>update-manager, desktop-base), all of this done through quilt patches
>>(sources are 3.0 quilt). These are served in a separate repository[2].
>>(3) New packages from Canaima: these are the metapackages and packages
>>that give structure to the dependency tree, as well as the visual
>>style, some rebranded packages, development tools, support tools, and
>>other interesting packages that we are trying to get in shape for
>>uploading to Debian. These are served in a separate repository[2].
>>So, concluding: We base Canaima development in a "layer model", having
>>group (1) in the "Debian Layer" and groups (2) & (3) in the "Canaima
>>Layer", both layers interacting through apt-pinning and sources.list.
>>We distribute all the sources for group (1) in the mirror, but for
>>groups (2) and (3) we only distribute the sources for Canaima 3.1, as
>>i explained in a previous mail.

The repo at [2] isn't complete. I went through it and some sources are
missing. For example the web page at [3] doesn't have the source Debian
package for debootstrap_1.0.10canaima1_all.deb.


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